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63, Wax Museum reopens after undergoing renovations

April 19, 2014 Attraction No Comments Email Email

A Wax Museum in 63 building , located in Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, reopens after undergoing renovations. The museum’s Hall of Fame, where wax figures of historical icons were displayed, is now called the Hall of Superstars.

The museum allows its visitors to meet former Korean leaders such as Gimgu, Park Jeong Hee, and Kim Dae Jung. Wax figures of Einstein, Gandhi, and Beethoven can be seen in the Historical Figures section and David Beckham and Tiger Woods are among the famous figures in the Sports Star section. The museum also offers unique sections such as the Scary Gallery, Animation Zone, and more.

Aside from the exhibitions, the museum has various hands-on activities as well. Visitors can make their own hand-shaped wax sculptures in their color of choice at the Magic Hand Experience Zone and can get an oil painting of themselves in just 30 seconds.

63 CITY also holds different exhibitions simultaneously at different parts of the building, including 63 Sky Art and 63 Sea World. 

Key Highlights of the museums:

1. Superstars: Thrilling encounters with Hollywood super stars like Marilyn Monroe and Michael Jackson.

2. Painters’ Atelier: An atelier of genius painters – Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, and Salvador Dali.

3. A Century of Musicians: Meet Johann Sebastian Bach, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Franz Schubert.

4. Immortal Leaders: Meet Mahatma Gandhi, guardian of justice and peace, Kim Koo, Sun Wen, and Che Guevara.

5. The Last Supper: Meet the participants of the Last Supper, the international masterpiece painting by Leonardo Da Vinci, in wax form!

6. Hall of Fame: Get a chance to meet Former Korean leaders Gimgu, Park Jeong Hee, Kim Dae Jung and historical figures Albert Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi, Ludwig van Beethoven to name a few.

7. Christmas around the world: Experience Christmas at the Wax Museum.

8. Hall of Horror: Featuring awesome high-quality gore effects and live actor!

9. Sports Stars: Connect with lifelike sports stars such as David Beckham and Tiger Woods.

10. Animated Character Pavilion: Meet the heroes and heroines of popular animated features.

“A visual treat for all age groups, the 63 Wax Museum is your chance to get up close and personal with some of your favorite stars and world figures’ realistic-looking replicas! Tourist can also get a chance to meet former Korean leaders Gimgu, Park Jeong Hee and Kim Dae Jung. The museum also offers unique sections such as the Scary Gallery, Animation Zone and more.” Says Mr. Jae Sang Lee, Director, Korea Tourism Organization.

For more details: www.visitkorea.or.kr

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